SHELL= (CONFIG.SYS Command)

                                                         Compatibility: 2.0+

 Purpose: Replaces the normal command processor (COMMAND.COM) with a

          different program, OR selects non-default settings for

          COMMAND.COM.  Note: This command is unrelated to the Dosshell

          command.



    Uses: ■ Identify the location of COMMAND.COM.

          ■ Create a DOS environment that is larger than the default.

          ■ Run a batch file other than AUTOEXEC.BAT at startup.



  Syntax: SHELL=[d:][path]filename.ext [parms]



█ŢParametersŮ█



d:\path\filename.ext is the drive, path, filename and extension of the

          program to be used as the command processor.



progParms specifies command-line parameters for the command processor.



█ŢTECH NotesŮ█



  ■ The DOS 6.0 COMMAND.COM option /K= sets the name of the AUTOEXEC.BAT

    file.  COMMAND.COM /K=mybat.bat is a handy way to set up a DOS session

    from Windows.



  ■ To increase the size of the DOS environment, use COMMAND.COM /E=nnn.



See Also: CONFIG.SYS Commands

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